The Asian Excellence Awards was held at UCLA's Royce Hall this evening, attracting some of the hottest stars in film and television. Hosted by Carrie Ann Inaba (Dancing with the Stars) and Bobby Lee (MADtv), Hollywood players came out in force to honor Asian and Asian Americans' accomplishments in the arts and entertainment, sports and business.
This year's JCPenny Asian Excellence Award winners were:
Lust, Caution – OUTSTANDING FILM Tony Leung – OUTSTANDING FILM ACTOR for Lust, Caution Sharon Leal – OUTSTANDING FILM ACTRESS for This Christmas B.D. Wong – OUTSTANDING TV ACTOR for Law & Order SVU Lindsay Price – OUTSTANDING TV ACTRESS for Lipstick Jungle Sonja Sohn – SUPPORTING TV ACTRESS for The Wire Rex Lee – SUPPORTING TV ACTOR for Entourage
VIEWERS CHOICE AWARDS
Favorite Reality Star
JabbaWockeeZ – America's Best Dance Crew
Favorite TV Personality
Cheryl Burke – Dancing with the Stars
Best Half Asian Award
Steve Chen – Co-founder and CTO — Youtube, Inc.
The JCPenny Asian Excellence Awards will be broadcast on E! Thursday May 1, 2008 at 6 pm ET/PT The show will also be available through Comcast On-Demand starting May 7, 2008.